Mar 13, 2011

Coping / Responses to anxiety - NOTE

Here are some possible responses:
  • Changes - making changes to shift power, position and remove the anxiety
  • Escape
  • Denial
  • Reasoning / Reassurance - "There is no reason to be afraid", "everything will be all right", etc
  • Mental strength - Forcing yourself into a positive state of mind
  • Mind training - Learning and practicing new mind techniques
  • Alcohol and drugs
  • Professional support - Seeing a therapist, a financial adviser, etc
  • Medication - anti depressants, etc
  • Healing / Herbs / Therapies / Aromatherapies
  • Getting a pet - spending time with horses - swimming with dolphins
  • Social support - Sharing with friends or family members - asking for help
  • Prayer
  • Religion - Looking for answers and comfort in a religious system
  • Spiritual - same but in a more universal way rather than in an existing religious system
  • Peace building - engaging in conflict resolution, diplomatic solutions on all levels domestic, urban, national
  • Proactive action - any action taken to remove the threat
  • Security building - same
  • Skills building - active training, for instance martial arts to feel physically more secure - Or professional skills training to be more competitive career wise
  • Trust - conscious decision to give up worrying and trust life, the universe, destiny and accept it
  • Embrace - Embrace the outcome
  • Release - consciously emotional releasing the tension in the body and mind by not resisting it
any more? feel free to share... Post in the comments, please